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5 Tips To Create An eLearning Website With Moodle CMS

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Moodle CMS enables educators, learners and administrators to create learning portals or eLearning websites. This platform is a robust, integrated and secure system which makes it possible to create personalized learning environments. This is a simple and easy to use interface that also consists of drag and drop facility for ensuring easy workability. It provides well-documented resources along with regular improvements in usability. Not only does this platform makes teaching simpler but learning is also simplified since most learners these days prefer eLearning websites to gain knowledge. If you are someone who wants to create an eLearning website with Moodle CMS, then you can go through the following 5 tips:

1. In order to make your Moodle eLearning website highly usable and functional, you must add interactive media to it. While Moodle does not use any multimedia, it has a good option to upload and embed videos, images and even audio pieces. So make sure you add enough of these to support the learning courses and programs on your website.

2. Your eLearning website must be highly interactive in nature and all the learning modules that it consists of must also be engaging and interactive. Moodle CMS is a platform which enables you to create interactive text modules since it supports many options like quizzes, wikis, lessons and SCORN packages. Thus another tip to create an eLearning website with Moodle CMS is to make use of these. It also supports the feature of a collaborative glossary.

3. For an eLearning website, content is king and Moodle CMS enables you to easily manage the content. It may not be a content management system primarily but offers many ways to export, import and manage the content to support learning. Hence you must make most of the features like working with files, repositories, portfolios, working with media, filters, plagiarism prevention and licenses.

4. Once the site has been installed using Moodle CMS, it is your task as an administrator to manage the site on a regular basis. Only constant management and updating will result in a functional and useful website. Moodle offers many ways for you to manage your website effectively and make sure it runs smoothly. Some features which you can utilize for this purpose are authentication, managing accounts, enrollments, roles and permissions, security, performance, backup, site appearance, language, location, server settings, site-wide reports, admin tools and developer tools etc.

5. To create an effective eLearning website using Moodle, another thing that you need to do is to manage the courses regularly. A course page is made up of one central section and other sections called blocks which are present on the sides. The teacher of the course shall have the control over the layout of the course page and can change and manage it any time. Some features which can be utilized for this purpose are courses, editing text, activities, resources, blocks, questions, course enrollment etc.

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Neha Khanna

My name is Neha Khanna, I work for MilesWeb.com. I am interested in posting content on various topics. I aim at posting informative articles that provide value to people.

8 thoughts on “5 Tips To Create An eLearning Website With Moodle CMS

  • February 8, 2016 at 4:19 pm
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    Thanks for this useful information Neha.
    We recommend WordPress to our clients. Web developers love it, users enjoy the CMS features, and if you want to integrate eLearning with it, there’s plenty of options available as plugins.
    But, after reading this article I am also thinking to give a thought of Moodle!

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  • February 19, 2016 at 3:21 pm
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    Hi Neha,

    Being a primary school teacher, I want to ask 2 doubts to you.
    Will it be easy to handle the website for kids below 10 years? Are there any cartoon like plugins available? Please reply as soon possible.

    Thank You

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  • June 30, 2016 at 10:05 am
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    I am using Moodle as a Document Management System to manage the company’s ISO Document Repository. It is open sourced. The code can be customized by anyone with PHP, MySQL, Javascript and CSS programming skills. Moodle is license-free, feature-rich and its User Interface is getting better with each release.

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  • March 17, 2017 at 10:37 am
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    All the mentioned tips in the blog are beneficial for those who wants to create an eLearning website by using Moodle CMS. One can easily add interactive multimedia to it. Good to know all the tips.
    Thank you!

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  • April 18, 2017 at 11:14 am
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    Moodle CMS is most robust system available for web users. Moodle CMS helps you to create learning websites, with an ease. Also, you can add interactive media to site, so that customer stays on website for longer time.

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  • June 27, 2017 at 8:52 am
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    Nowadays it is important to create an eLearning website because people are becoming tech-savvy these days and also they like to learn things online instead of referring textbooks n all(traditional ways). You can easily create an eLearning website with Moodle CMS. The main benefit of Moodle CMS is that you can easily embed videos, images, and even audio pieces. All the stated tips regarding Moodle CMS are really helpful to novices for developing an eLearning website.

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  • August 12, 2017 at 12:45 pm
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    To create an effective learning website one can prefer Moodle CMS for their website. Most educators, learners, and administrators create learning portals or eLearning websites by using Moodle CMS. All the mentioned tips for Moodle CMS are beneficial for the newbie as well as the expertise.

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  • January 25, 2018 at 7:08 am
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    If you’re a newbie in the online market and want to create an eLearning website for your organization then Moodle CMS is a good choice for you. The five tips mentioned in the article are really beneficial for the novices as well as expertise perspective. Thanks for sharing.

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